Courses
By the end of this class, you will know how to define your retirement lifestyle, understand your income needs and create your own personal retirement checklist.


February 5-7, 2019, BEC 0152
May 14-16, 2019, BEC 0152
Spend the afternoon tasting and exploring different beer styles. Award winning homebrewer, Steve Brainerd, will guide you through the tour and teach you about what makes each style unique. Students must be 21 years of age or older and bring ID.


Saturday, February 16, 2019, MDR 114
Saturday, April 20, 2019, RDM3 306
Explore powerful painting strategies using acrylics. Create abstract paintings that catch the eye by understanding the use of the value study, color, contrast and composition methods.


Saturday, February 9, 2019, BEC 0152
Use this practical framework to develop your team members while increasing productivity and dedication. Adaptive leadership skills enable you to assess the performance of others and adjust your approach to meet the readiness of your employee through a proven, easy to apply model that is sure to improve your leadership skills.


Thursday, March 28, 2019, BEC 0154
Join the strawberry craze and learn how to make beautiful and delicious desserts with these local gems while they are in season.  In class students will make a strawberry rhubarb pie and tartlettes filled with vanilla pastry cream and topped with a crown of glazed, sliced strawberries. 


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Learn to make this classic French sweet yeasted dough and form it into the classic knot-top shape.  Student swill also make the Americanized version, using the dough to make Pecan Sticky Buns.  This is a two-day class with making and rising dough on the first day and returning to form and bake


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Discover reasons why you are unable to sleep at night, struggle with low energy and have a low libido. Hormones can influence behavior and mood, give zest for life or leave you dragging. Men and women end up riding the hormone roller coaster as many hormones fluctuate throughout the day, the week and the month.


Wednesday, March 20, 2019, HCC 0190
Join Certified Financial Planner? Matt Mormino and discover how to set a foundation of financial well-being. Any successful financial plan begins with the end in mind. Explore the foundation for setting goals and creating a system to achieve them. Using the bucket system, Matt will help you outline a plan for getting cash management aligned with your goals.


Tuesday, May 21, 2019, CCC 116
Join Certified Financial Planner? Matt Mormino and discover how to set a foundation of financial well-being. Any successful financial plan begins with the end in mind. Explore the foundation for setting goals and creating a system to achieve them. Parents of young children face unique and important challenges. The earlier the planning starts, the more success you will have. Learn how to prioritize and plan for this new reality: college savings, balancing retirement with living today, protecting your family, and much more.


Tuesday, May 28, 2019, CCC 116
Join Certified Financial Planner? Matt Mormino and discover how to set a foundation of financial well-being. Any successful financial plan begins with the end in mind. Explore the foundation for setting goals and creating a system to achieve them. Saving for college is part of being a parent. Learn how to define specific goals for your family and child. Explore various funding vehicles that meet your needs and not the needs of a salesperson offering a fancy (and complicated) financial product. This is the third course in a series of four, take them individually or register for the series and save money.


Tuesday, June 4, 2019, CCC 116
Join Certified Financial Planner? Matt Mormino and discover how to set a foundation of financial well-being. Any successful financial plan begins with the end in mind. Explore the foundation for setting goals and creating a system to achieve them. A growing reality for many is the need to care for an aging parent. Explore financial considerations around asset protection and day-to-day managementalong with facing the reality of what you can provide with what an aging parent desires.


Tuesday, June 11, 2019, CCC 116
Beef Bourguignon takes traditional beef stew to new heights. This dish combines melt-in-your-mouth beef and hearty vegetables with a rich, red wine sauce. When paired with fresh, homemade egg noodles, it is transformed into a comforting meal, perfect for the cold months ahead.


Saturday, February 16, 2019, CUL 117
Learn to make delicious homemade bagels, English muffins and biscuits. They are so much better than store-bought baked goods. Bake and freeze to have on hand. They make for an easy breakfast on the run, just add a protein and you are good to go!


Saturday, January 26, 2019, CUL 116
Today's workplace needs engaged team members who can make decisions, invent solutions to problems, and take initiative.


Thursday, February 21, 2019, BEC 0154
Chase away the winter blahs with a variety of sunny, fresh, and tart desserts. Students will make Lemon Curd Tartelettes, a Key Lime Pie and a citrusy cake. Bring an apron, a lunch, and take-home containers.


Saturday, March 2, 2019, CUL 116
Impress your friends and learn how to make those pricey, yet beautiful and delicious French cookies: Macarons and Madeleines dipped in chocolate.


Saturday, February 16, 2019, CUL 116
Interested in cooking a duck for a special occasion but find yourself a little intimidated?  Join Chef Candy in our state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen as she demystifies the bird. Learn to utilize the entire duck. Gain tips and techniques on how to butcher a duck, use bones for stock, render excess duck fat for other uses, braise or confit the legs, and sauté the breasts to a perfect crisp medium rare dish!


Wednesday, February 6, 2019, CUL 118



This course contains no sessions at this time.
Have you ever had the desire to prepare a sensual meal for you and your sweetie in celebration of Valentine's Day (or any day, for that matter)? If so, this class is for you!  Spend a relaxing, creative and fun day in the light-filled kitchens of Cascade Culinary Institute learning how to create (and eat) a five-course, love inspired menu.


Saturday, February 9, 2019, CUL 117
Looking to lower your grocery bill? This class will explore several kitchen 'staples' that are easy to make at home and will save you money at the grocery store! Join Chef Holly as she teaches you how to take the "DIY" craze into the kitchen.


Wednesday, February 13, 2019, CUL 118
Relax and enjoy learning the fundamentals of drawing in this one-day workshop. Develop confidence in your skills as you experiment with a variety of media including pencil, pen/ink, conte' and charcoal.


Saturday, April 20, 2019, BEC 0152
Inflammation is most commonly associated with injury or surgery as the body's temporary reaction to help it heal. However, the U.S. has an epidemic of another type of inflammation that is internal, invisible, systemic and chronic. It's often painless and can be difficult to detect. Chronic inflammation can cause irreversible damage to joints, bowels, heart and blood vessels, and the brain.


Tuesday, February 12, 2019, CHLAB 301
Tuesday, May 21, 2019, CHLAB 301
Join Nurse Practitioner and Certified Eden Energy Medicine Advanced Practitioner Gail Jett to explore the basics of energy healing and energy medicine. Learn the science behind these modalities and ways to augment your own health and well-being with some simple techniques that can increase energy, vitality, mental clarity and focus.


Saturday, March 2, 2019, CHLAB 301
Many people are exploring the benefits of alternative therapies for their pets. Join Nurse Practitioner and Certified Eden Energy Medicine Advanced Practitioner, Gail Jett, as she explains the foundation of energy medicine and demonstrates simple techniques you can use with your pets.


Saturday, April 20, 2019, CHLAB 301
How can you ensure your estate is passed on according to your wishes after you are gone? This class will give you an overview of estate planning and address the preparation and uses for power of attorney, advanced directives, trusts and wills.


Saturday, March 2, 2019, PRI 119
Saturday, May 18, 2019, RTEC 124
How can you ensure your wishes are carried out when you are gone? Find out why living trusts are essential regardless of wealth.


Tuesday, January 22, 2019, BEC 0154
This fun, hands-on, interactive class will introduce children to proper etiquette relating to situational contacts with people including home, sports, school, and daily interactions with the public. Students will gain valuable knowledge, and learn to demonstrate good table manners, set a proper table, and practice social/behavioral skills while eating at the table. For ages 5-7.


Saturday, March 9, 2019, CUL 120
This fun, hands-on, interactive class will introduce children to proper etiquette relating people, home, sports, school, & daily interactions with the public. Students will gain valuable knowledge, and learn to demonstrate good table manners, set a proper table, and practice social/behavioral skills while eating at the table. For ages 8-12.


Saturday, March 9, 2019, CUL 120
Streamline your work in Excel by managing multiple worksheets, and using conditional formatting and IF functions.


February 12-14, 2019, CHLAB 207
March 6-13, 2019, CHLAB 207
Excel has many powerful tools used to calculate and analyze worksheet information, helping you to make the best decisions possible.


Thursday, March 7, 2019, CHLAB 207
Learn about the natural, cultural and historical wonders of Fort Rock and Christmas Valley with expert guide Damian Fagan. Explore trails around Fort Rock and Crack-in-the-Ground as you learn about these unique volcanic features and the history of the region. Hiking trails range up to 4 miles in length and require climbing up and over uneven terrain.


Tuesday, May 14, 2019, CHLAB PARKING LOT
Explore your creativity with oil painting. Learn concepts in composition such as design, color and value. Take inspiration from still life in a fun and encouraging environment. Class includes demonstrations, hands-on participation and design coaching.


Saturday, February 9, 2019, RDM3 312
Join certified Fermentationist and Nutritional Therapy Practitioner Robbie Bianchi-Pray to learn about the exciting process of brewing traditional fermented Kombucha tea. All participants will go home with their own culture for lifelong brewing and the confidence to share their creations with friends!


Saturday, March 2, 2019, CUL 117
Saturday, May 11, 2019, CUL 119
Join Chef Katie in Part 2 of the series of Flatbread classes. All are welcome and those that took the first class will learn new tips and recipes. Learn to make focaccia, pita bread and all-purpose dough that can be used for pizza or a variety of flatbreads.


Saturday, February 9, 2019, CUL 116
Learn how to safely operate a forklift and earn your forklift operator's card upon successful completion.


Friday, February 22, 2019, RDM3 312
Join the fun of puff pastry, even if you didn't take the first class.  Learn to make a quick puff pastry for a classic French Tarte Tatine (upside down caramelized apple or pear tart) as well as your beloved childhood favorite: palmiers (elephant ears). 


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Learn to grow buckets of beautiful, backyard blooms for cutting year-round. Find out what flowers do best in Central Oregon as well as how to best harvest the flowers.


Saturday, March 23, 2019, BEC 0152
Ham Radio (amateur radio) is a popular hobby and service that brings people, electronics and communication together. Before you can get on air, you need to be licensed and understand the rules to operate legally. This class will help you prepare to pass the Ham Radio Licensed Technician test and obtain your license so you can begin your journey into ham radio.


Saturday, February 2, 2019, HCC 0230
Saturday, March 23, 2019, HCC 0230
Making your own croissants is not difficult; there's no special equipment or hard-to-find ingredients required. What is necessary is good technique. This two-day course will teach you the proper technique for creating the layers of butter and yeast dough that make croissants so delicious. Learn to shape the dough into its classic shape and use proper baking procedures to ensure perfection.


January 19-20, 2019, CUL 116
Reiki, an ancient Japanese form of hands-on healing, promotes relaxation, balance, and well-being using the life-force energy called Ki. Learn about the history of Reiki, how to use it to promote healing for yourself and others, and practice giving and receiving Reiki.


Saturday, March 16, 2019, DPLSI
Having trouble figuring out how to get in your daily dose of veggies now that the abundant summer produce season is past? Never fear, soup season is here. Join Chef Holly to create three different soups filled with vitamin-packed winter vegetables and rich flavor!


Sunday, January 20, 2019, CUL 117
Research indicates there is a direct link between digestion and overall health. Learn about foods and herbs used throughout the world to attain and maintain digestive health.


Wednesday, March 13, 2019, BEC 0152
Prepare for a healthy winter by learning how to care for yourself and your loved ones with herbal remedies during the cold and flu season. Explore herbs and strategies for increasing immunity and combating illness.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
It is possible to have a successful garden in our challenging region! Join Master Gardener Liz Douville to learn about climate, soil basics, fertilizers, compost and watering requirements. This class is a great first step for those who are new to gardening in the High Desert or for seasoned gardeners to find fresh ideas for an existing garden.


Saturday, May 4, 2019
This class covers simple but classic brunch items that will impress your family and friends for any upcoming holiday brunch. Learn to make yeasted coffee cake, quiche and scones that will electrify any brunch table.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Houseplants are back! In this class, explore the best and easiest houseplants to grow in Central Oregon while gaining tips and tricks for making them thrive.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Adobe InDesign is an easy-to-use design and layout program used to create documents of many types, from single page advertisements and flyers to complex multi-page color publications


March 5-7, 2019, LIB 0118
Discover how to take incredible photos with your iPhone! Learn to effectively use basic composition skills, image editing, & apps that add features and benefits.


Monday, January 28, 2019, CHLAB 301
Tuesday, February 12, 2019, CHLAB 301
Learn to handle your culinary knives like a pro and take the fear out of dicing and slicing. Practice cutting a variety of vegetables to create a salad that students will enjoy at the end of class. Chef Candy will discuss the difference between sharpening and honing. Students must bring their own knife. Cost includes a sharpening stone for use at home.


Saturday, January 19, 2019, CUL 117
Learn basic cake baking and decorating skills.  In this class, students will bake their own 6" layer cake from start to finish. This will include making butter cream filling and practicing simple piping basics to give your cake a personal flair.  Go home with a professional looking cake you created!  If you have your own piping kit, bring it, otherwise tips will be provided.


Saturday, May 11, 2019, CUL 116
In Part One: Communicating with Horses, you will learn about safety when working with horses, while exploring your own leadership skills. Experience the language of horses, horse perspective and herd dynamics.


Saturday, March 9, 2019, HORSETALK
Saturday, June 1, 2019, HORSETALK
In Part Two: Caring for Horses, you will learn what it takes to care for a horse including all aspects of health, housing, psychological well-being, grooming, handling, equipment and resources.


Saturday, March 16, 2019, HORSETALK
Saturday, June 8, 2019, HORSETALK
In Part 3: From Gear to Go with Horses, you will learn how to select a horse for adoption, how to work with professionals in the field, how to navigate the world of horse tack and the costs associated with horses.


Saturday, March 23, 2019, HORSETALK
Saturday, June 15, 2019, HORSETALK
Learn basic sewing techniques in this hands-on class. Topics will include tips on which stitch to use, types of needles and when to use them, adjusting tension and different types of seams for various applications. Students will have the opportunity to complete one pillow case in this four-hour class.


Saturday, January 19, 2019, HCC 0230
Are you interested in writing and pitching a feature story to a magazine? This course will help you with your writing skills while offering an understanding of what a good magazine piece entails. Learn how to employ powerful writing techniques, create an engaging structure, build a writer's platform and pitch your story.


February 4-5, 2019, HCC 0190
Learn what you need to know before it's too late to make the most of your Social Security! Most Americans pay into Social Security for the majority of their lives.


Thursday, January 24, 2019, HCC 0140
Learn how to apply sound, practical coaching methods in the workplace that encourage leaders to work with their employees, instead of over them. Eliminate confusion by asking the right questions to be sure that your employees understand their roles and responsibilities.


Thursday, March 7, 2019, BEC 0154
Explore how foods like wheat and soy can interfere with thyroid function, while iodine and certain herbs can help. Fill out a thyroid questionnaire and learn to take your basal body temperature, an indicator of thyroid function.


Tuesday, January 29, 2019, CHLAB 301
Tuesday, June 4, 2019, CHLAB 301
Discover how easy it is to emboss designs into copper and brass to create beautiful pieces of art. Learn about the tools and techniques necessary to create these unique designs. Students will walk away with two finished pieces, one in copper and one in brass.


Saturday, March 9, 2019, RDM3 306
This fun, interactive and hands-on class will introduce students to the fundamentals of bartending. Topics discussed in this class will include the process of distilling, the brief history & characteristics that differentiate each distilled spirit, and much more! Students must be 21 years of age or older and bring ID.


February 9-10, 2019, CUL 120
Continue to grow your MI skills and practice through conversations and activities. This course is for professionals practicing MI with clients on a regular basis.


Friday, February 1, 2019, BEC 0154
Friday, May 17, 2019, BEC 0154
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a continual learning process. Professionals with previous MI training or practice will continue developing skills in their role supporting individuals to make and sustain behavior changes.


Friday, April 12, 2019, BEC 0154
This introduction covers the spirit, core skills and processes of MI, as well as the most current research of MI use and effective practice.


Friday, March 15, 2019, BEC 0154
Make your transition from peer to supervisor successful! Being promoted to a role supervising your former peers is one of the most difficult transitions to make in your career.


Thursday, February 7, 2019, BEC 0154
Starting in our 50's, our nutrient needs increase and become closer to those of the average athlete! This is because our major systems tend to weaken as we age. This class will examine the foods, dietary habits and supplements that can help us be healthier as we age.


Tuesday, March 5, 2019, CHLAB 301
Tuesday, April 16, 2019, CHLAB 301
You can obtain the Oregon Alcohol Service Permit quickly by taking this interactive course that will give you the knowledge to serve alcohol responsibly. This course includes a workbook that is yours to keep and use as a workplace reference guide. Permits are valid in the state of Oregon for five years. Students must be 18 years of age or older.


Sunday, February 24, 2019, CHLAB 301
Dive in to the world of digital photography. Learn how to capture a beautiful image and use simple photo editing techniques to create a final product. Course includes an overview of basic camera controls as well as post-processing techniques. No experience required. Bring your camera and user's manual.


Saturday, January 19, 2019, RTEC 124
Before the weather warms up and entices you outside to dig in the dirt, spend some time studying planting calendars, researching plant varieties that flourish in Central Oregon and sharing ideas to get the most out of the gardening season.


Saturday, February 23, 2019, HCC 0140
Get a taste of Southern France with this classic fish stew, served with saffron aioli and crusty French bread croutons. Learn the technique of poaching your fish in a redolent stock. You will quickly become "hooked" on your new cooking knowledge and skills.


Saturday, March 9, 2019, CUL 117
Good writing of any kind benefits from clarity, precision, and fresh language. Poetry can help! Perfect the well-crafted line, sharpen your imagery, and get the emotional impact you're after with prompts, exercises, and techniques borrowed from poetry to up your prose writing game. Bring your favorite writing utensil, paper and/or personal computer. Bring a sack lunch or snack.


Saturday, March 2, 2019, HCC 0230
Project management skills are in growing demand and are often required in many different occupations and industries. Attend this free information session to learn about these skills and if you might benefit from certification. Registration is recommended.


Thursday, January 24, 2019, CHLAB 301
Project Management is becoming a vital part of many professions. Gain an overview of how to navigate all phases of project management, including how to successfully initiate, plan, execute, control, and close out projects applying industry accepted project management best practices.


Friday, May 10, 2019, BEC 0154
Discover how to restore bone health with or without medication. Find out how bone-rebuilding medications work and their potential side effects so you can make an informed decision.


Tuesday, April 30, 2019, CHLAB 301
Reiki is a gentle, noninvasive, powerful practice that is rising in popularity as an effective alternative treatment for healing. It is becoming widely accepted across health related fields. Many hospitals, including the St. Charles Cancer Center, offer Reiki treatments for patients.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Have you checked in to Heartburn Hotel? It may be time to re-evaluate your travel plans! Learn why medications can be essential for treating Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in the short-term yet damaging to your digestion over time.


Tuesday, March 19, 2019, CHLAB 301
Tuesday, April 9, 2019, CHLAB 301
Do you find yourself feeling bad about the amount of food you or your family throws in the trash or compost? If so, this class is for you! Join Chef Shannon as she takes a light and humorous approach teaching you how to use the "bits" you typically throw away.


Saturday, March 2, 2019, CUL 119
In this class, students will learn proper food handling skills, safety standards, and food-safety management systems to prevent food-borne illness. This course fulfills the certification requirement for working in the food industry and prepares students for the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification exam.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Want to learn to sew, but not sure how to use your sewing machine? This class is a great way to get started on your sewing adventure. Bring your machine and owner's manual and learn common features shared by all standard sewing machines, as well as some features specific to your model. This two-hour class is intended for the beginner with a portable, standard sewing machine (not specialty machines for quilting or embroidery).


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Use your beginning and intermediate sewing skills to create your own personalized mini bag.  Students can choose from a mini-cinch backpack, hobo or tote bag. Patterns are provided.


Saturday, February 16, 2019, HCC 0190
Create a fun and colorful bunting banner.  This popular flag banner is a fun way to decorate for a special occasion, theme, holiday, or to brighten any space.  Students will have the opportunity to complete a short bunting banner in this four hour sewing project class. 


Saturday, January 26, 2019, HCC 0230
Continue to build on the skills learned in Introduction to Silver Soldering Jewelry Making, with this fun class focused on creating a custom bangle bracelet. Explore soldering, sizing and texturing. Leave with the knowledge to create these beautiful bracelets on your own.


Thursday, February 21, 2019, CHLAB 301
Saturday, March 2, 2019, RDM1 140
Take the opportunity to work on your current silver soldering projects in a fun and supportive environment. Open Studio is designed to provide students with an opportunity to seek advise from an expert, practice techniques and discuss design ideas with others.


Sunday, March 10, 2019, PEN 0224
The Spanish Health Care Interpreter training prepares bilingual individuals to serve as Health Care Interpreters in medical settings and meets the Oregon Health Care interpreter law standards for entry-level training and education.


Wednesday, February 20, 2019, BEC 0152



This course contains no sessions at this time.
Learn the details of the new Tax Law and how it may affect your personal tax situation. Discussion will include the new tax brackets, standard deductions, state and local tax deduction limitations, business tax credit, child tax credit, AMT, and ACA changes.


Thursday, January 31, 2019, HCC 0140
Learn the simplicity and beauty of making handcrafted filled pastas. Chef Candy will teach you how to create traditional Italian pasta from scratch along with a number of delicious fillings and complimentary sauces.


Saturday, February 2, 2019, CUL 117
This class is for anyone who is challenged with losing weight or who may be doing "all the right things" and still not losing weight. Learn 10 root causes of weight gain, eight of which are not related to eating too many calories.


Tuesday, May 7, 2019, CHLAB 301
Learn the most important factors for growing tomatoes including light, temperature, variety, and location, location, location. Instructor Kathy Gault is an experienced Bend gardener who grows 20-25 varieties of tomatoes annually.


Saturday, April 13, 2019, CCC 116
Bring your child (or grandchild, niece, friend) to bake and decorate delicious heart-shaped cookies for Valentine's Day. Registered adult may bring one child age 8-15 to class.


Sunday, February 10, 2019, CUL 116
Discover how to create delicious baked goods without using traditional animal products such as dairy and eggs. Students will explore and bake with flaxseed, aquafaba, and other plant-based baking options.


Saturday, March 9, 2019, CUL 116
Discover simple watercolor techniques to create flowers, trees and cattails with the addition of ink to accent and define shapes.


Saturday, February 2, 2019, BEC 0152
Saturday, February 16, 2019, RDM3 306
This class builds on skills learned in the Watercolor Simplified class. Use salt, plastic wrap, spray bottles, and masking fluid to create texture and depth.


Saturday, March 2, 2019, BEC 0152
The couple that welds together, stays together. Welding may not be a traditional way to spend Valentine's Day but it does create a sense of togetherness. Students will work together on a project after being introduced to MIG (metal inert gas) welding and instructed on using a plasma cutter. Students will fabricate their own Valentine's Day project by producing basic welds.


Saturday, February 2, 2019, RDM3 306
Making healthy food choices when shopping and eating out is key to consuming a well-balanced diet and achieving your health goals. In this class, students will learn how to shop efficiently and make healthy choices to restock their pantry and kick-start their healthier life goals. Learn to read nutrition labels, build a balanced meal and then taste some of the great recipes you can make with the shopping recommendations made by the instructor.


This course contains no sessions at this time.

Are you new to Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)? Perhaps you already have your subscription in place but find it difficult to identify and use all of the items in the box. If so, this class is for you. In this light and lively class, students will learn to identify items commonly found in your springtime CSA box and explore ideas and recipes for using them.



Saturday, March 16, 2019, CUL 117
Become an informed wine shopper and consumer! This course is designed for those who like wine and want to know more about it, and for those who would like to enjoy wine and just don't know where to begin. Start with a tasting and analysis of the basic components of wine - sugar, acid, tannin, and alcohol, the foundation required to knowledgeably taste and analyze wines.


Friday, March 1, 2019, MDR 117
Have fun learning about and discerning the qualitative differences in wine and then vote on each wine tasted. All wines will be tasted blind (no one will know what color, type, or producer beforehand) and participants will vote on each wine in a mock-professional setting with scores revealed at the end.


Tuesday, February 12, 2019, PRI 127
Winter vegetables can be roasted to sweet caramelized perfection and paired with a rich flavorful cheese and a flaky pastry to make a delicious savory pie. Pair with a salad or soup and you have a hearty winter meal. Learn to make your own custom tailored galette and turnovers with a variety of vegetables, cheeses, herbs and nuts.


Saturday, February 2, 2019, CUL 116
Discover wire wrapping and hammered metal jewelry techniques in this one-day workshop. Projects may include a wrapped stone, a hammered bracelet, and several types of rings.


Saturday, February 16, 2019, BEC 0152
Saturday, March 16, 2019, RDM3 309
Discover the secrets to making delectable French pastries. Create crisp shells filled with pastry cream and dipped in chocolate. Then indulge your savory side with cheese puffs or Gougeres that can be eaten alone or filled with a savory filling of your choice. For students ages 10-14.


Sunday, January 27, 2019, CUL 116

Are you tired of bland freezer waffles or boring cereal for breakfast? Is it time to put away your rubbery twig of string cheese or your dusty crackers and pasty hummus? Join Chef Shannon in a professional kitchen at the Cascade Culinary Institute as she teaches you to create tasty and healthy breakfast and after school snack alternatives.



Saturday, February 23, 2019, CUL 117
Learn to make an Italian dinner from start to finish. Discover how to create homemade Ravioli pasta, fill them with an array of fillings, and make a delicious simple marinara to top it all off. Complete your meal with homemade focaccia, the wonderful Italian bread soaked in olive oil and topped with herbs.


Sunday, March 10, 2019, CUL 116
Winter is a great time for making and eating soup. If you love to cook and want to learn new recipes to impress your family and friends, then look no further. Sign up for Soup Camp! Learn the building blocks of flavor to create delicious and healthy soups. Gain new skills and become versed in what foods are in season during the winter and early spring in Central Oregon. For students ages 10-14.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Enjoy a day of photography exploration in this hands-on class and learn how to take your best shot! Explore the anatomy of the camera and lens and discover how they actually work. Learn the basic rules of photography and the elements of composition. Practice setting up your shot and taking portraits. Bring a DSLR camera and a snack. Dress in layers as you will be shooting outside and indoors. For students ages 11-15.


Saturday, January 26, 2019, HCC 0190
Do you love pasta? Are you interested in learning how to make it from scratch? Join us to discover the art of pasta! Chef Shannon will teach you to measure, mix, knead, roll, cut, and cook pasta. Learn how to use a rolling pin, various cutting devices and a pasta machine to shape your pasta creations. You will also learn how to make a simple and delicious meat ragu as well as fresh pesto. Take some home to share with your family. Bring an apron, lunch and take-home containers. For students ages 10-14.


Saturday, January 26, 2019, CUL 117